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50 Market Place, Market Place, Driffield, East Yorkshire

Offers in Region of £195,995

Property Description

Key features

  • Extensive Office Accommodation
  • Potential for variety of uses
  • For Sale by Private Treaty
  • Offers in the region of 195,995
  • Viewing by appointment 01377 253151.
  • Property would be suitable for a variety of uses, subject to necessary consents

Full description

Extensive office accommodation, with potential for a variety of alternative uses. For Sale by Private Treaty. Offers in the region of £195,995. 50 Market Place is a substantial and historic mid terraced property located in the heart of Driffield Town Centre.

Description - 50 Market Place is a substantial and historic mid terraced property located in the heart of Driffield Town centre .The property is one of a few historic buildings within the town centre, dating back to the late 19th Century. We are informed that, originally, the building formed part of the adjoining property (now Drury Sports) and with the adjoining property was occupied by the Driffield Building Society and Blakestons. The buildings have since been divided and for many years 50 Market Place has been the offices for Blakestons Solicitors. The property comes to the market for sale following the recent closure of the firm. The property has frontage (5m or thereabouts) to Market Place and extends to the rear parallel with Exchange Street. The property is extensive, being arranged over 3 floors (plus cellar). There are period features to many rooms including coving and decorative mouldings as well as an attractive glass dome above the main stairwell. In the Agents opinion the property would be suitable for a variety of uses, subject to any necessary consents.

Location - Driffield is a popular Market Town on the Yorkshire Wolds. The Town includes a number of national retailers including Boots, WH Smith, Lidl, Iceland and Tesco, as well as a number of large regional retailers and smaller independent traders. The towns of Beverley and Bridlington are located within easy driving distance to the south and east respectively. The property is situated in a prime location on Market Place, the main thoroughfare through the town centre with a high level of footfall. Occupiers on Market Place are numerous and varied and include Banks, Estate Agents, The Bell Hotel and public houses as well as number of smaller independent retail units. There is a free Council operated car park at Westgate as well as Pay and Display car parks at Westgate and Cross Hill, all in close proximity.

Accommodation - Internally the property offers accommodation in excess of 3000 sq ft (279 sq m). Please refer to floor plans of the final page of
these details for full details. In brief the accommodation comprises: Cellar housing electricity meters. Ground Floor (1,104 sq ft (102 sq m) or thereabouts) Incorporating Reception area, Conference Room, Strong Room, stores, WC and kitchen. Access onto external yard at rear and ground floor Archive Room. Main staircase and secondary staircase from outside yard. First Floor: (1,035 sq ft (96 sq m) or thereabouts)Offices, Stores and Archive Room. Main staircase to second floor and secondary staircase to outside yard. Second Floor: (865 sq ft (80 sq m) or thereabouts) Offices, Stores, Kitchen & WC

Outside - To the rear of the building is a concrete yard enclosed by a brick wall. The yard gives external access to the ground floor Arcive Room, the secondary staircase and also onto Exchange Street.

Access - The property has a good frontage to Market Place with access from Market Place. In addition there is a secondary pedestrian access from Exchange St via a hand gate.

Method Of Sale - The property is offered for sale by Private Treaty as a whole. Interested parties should register their interest with Dee Atkinson & Harrison immediately to be kept informed as to how the sale will be concluded. The Vendors reserve the right to conclude the sale by any other means at their discretion.

Tenure & Possession - All of the property is currently vacant and is for sale freehold with vacant possession available upon completion, save for the ground and first floor Archive Rooms which will be sold subject to a Lease in favour of the former Partners of Blakestons Solicitors. Further details are given below under Lease-Back Arrangement.

Lease-Back Arrangement - The property will be sold on the basis that the ground floor and first Floor Archive Rooms to the rear of the building are leased back to the former Partners of Blakestons Solicitors for a period of 7 years for the purposes of storage (other lease terms to be agreed). Rights of access will be required both through the main building and the secondary pedestrian access off Exchange Street. It is anticipated that the use of these rooms will be infrequent and on the giving of prior notice. Interested parties with alternative proposals should discuss them with the Agent.

Rights Of Access - We understand that there is a right of access in case of emergency in favour of the adjoining property (51 Market Place) across the yard and through the pedestrian access onto Exchange Street.

Rateable Value - The property has a current rateable value of £8,100. Interested parties are advised to confirm the accuracy of the above figure and enquire as to the rates payable and any reliefs available by contacting the Local Authority directly.

Services - Mains electricity, water and drainage are connected to the property.

Planning - The property is located within the Driffield North Conservation Area. We understand that the property is not listed but it is in close proximity to buildings which are listed. Planning enquiries in respect of the property should be directed to: East Riding of Yorkshire Council, County Hall, Cross Street, Beverley, HU17 9BA. Tel: 01482 393939.

Plans - The plans provided in these sales particulars and the areas stated are for guidance only and are subject to verification with the Title Deeds.

Viewing - Viewing of the property is strictly by appointment only. Please contact Dee Atkinson & Harrison on 01377 253151 to make an appointment.

Vat - In the event that the sale of the property or any part of it or any right attached to it becomes chargeable for the purposes of VAT such tax will be payable in addition to the purchase price.

Energy Performance Certificate - An EPC has been prepared and the Energy Graph is reproduced below. A full copy is available on request.

Further Information - For further information please contact:
Samantha Butler Bsc (Hons) MRICS FAAV
Tel: 01377 253151
Email: sbutler@dee-atkinson.harrison.co.uk

Sales Particulars - Details prepared: September 2014
Photographs taken: September 2014

Disclaimer: Dee Atkinson & Harrison for themselves and for the vendors or lessors of this property, whose Agents they are, give notice that these particulars are produced in good faith, are set out as a general guide only and do not constitute any part of a Contract. No person in the employment of Dee Atkinson & Harrison has any authority to make any representation or warranty whatever in relation to this property.


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  • Driffield (0.3 mi)
  • Nafferton (2.3 mi)
  • Hutton Cranswick (3.4 mi)
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56 Market Place, Driffield, YO25 6AW

01377 817002 Local call rate

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01377 817002 Local call rate

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Nearest stations

  • Driffield (0.3 mi)
  • Nafferton (2.3 mi)
  • Hutton Cranswick (3.4 mi)
Distances are straight line measurements from centre of postcode

To view this property or request more details, contact:

Dee Atkinson & Harrison, Driffield

56 Market Place, Driffield, YO25 6AW

01377 817002 Local call rate

How much will it cost me to call the number displayed on the site?

Standard geographic charges from landlines and mobiles apply and calls may be included in your telecom provider's call package.

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